Important Astronomical Journal, Quite Scarce

    Connoissance des Temps. Paris: l'Academie Royale des Sciences, 1774-1791 [together with:] Connaissance des Tems, ou des Mouvemens Celestes, a l'Usage des Astronomes et Navigateurs. Paris: Le Bureau des Longitudes, 1797-1809. First editions of Connoissance des Temps for 1775, 1777, 1785, 1788, 1789; Connaissance des Tems for 1780, 1789, 1792, 1793, 1798/9, 1799/1800, 1800/01-1804/05, 1809, 1810, 1811. Nineteen twelvemo and octavo volumes. Engraved folding plates, letterpress tables. Contemporary vellum or contemporary green boards, bindings darkened or rubbed, chipping with slight loss, some browning to sheets and a few light stains, minor tears to the margins sometimes touching text, ink markings in some volumes, altogether a very good example. With contributions from Flamsteed, Laplace, Delambre, Messier, and Lalande. Scarce large run of this important journal.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    10th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 331

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $50,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $50,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 September 13 Books Signature Auction Books - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,735,414